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Mexico / Drug War / Guzman #938445

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The increased US role in fighting drug violence coming from Mexico noted.

(El Paso, Texas: Mark Potter) The manhunt for cartel leader Joaquin Guzman† {aka El Chapo, “Shorty”} featured; photo shown of him in the “Forbes” magazine list of billionaires; details given of his escape 8 years ago from a maximum security prison and his smuggling operations in the US. [University of Miami Bruce BAGLEY†- says if you get in his way he’ll take you out.] [University of Texas at El Paso Howard CAMPBELL†- says Shorty is the world’s most powerful and effective drug trafficker.] [DEA chief of operations Thomas HARRIGAN†- says he’s violent and smart.]

Williams, Brian;
Potter, Mark

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